The most exciting books out this month.
In 1631, Sara de Vos is admitted to the Guild of St. Luke in Holland as a master painter, the first woman to be so honoured. Three hundred years later, only one work attributed to de Vos is known to remain, At the Edge of a Wood, which hangs over the Manhattan bed of a wealthy descendant of the original owner. An Australian grad student, Ellie Shipley, struggling to stay afloat in New York, agrees to paint a forgery of the landscape, a decision that will haunt her. Because now, half a century later, she's curating an exhibition of female Dutch painters, and both versions threaten to arrive. Buy the book here.
By Sophia WhitfieldOn August 19, 2013
We take a look at the fabulous upcoming films to look forward to. From Suite Francaise based on the book by Irène Némirovsky to Thomas Hardy's classic Far From The...On March 16, 2015
[caption id="attachment_10715" align="alignright" width="215"] The Woman Who Stole My Life by Marian KeyesOn November 11, 2014
An Italian judge in Rome has ordered a sex offender to purchase 30 feminist books for his 15-year-old victim and two feminist films.On September 27, 2016
By Sophia WhitfieldOn May 20, 2016
By Sophia WhitfieldOn June 23, 2017